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follow closely. he was nominated to be the cia director in 1991, and as an obama supporter, i was shocked to find out that he was going to be kept on as the secretary of defense. what he told people, i found, and it was a major reasoning for why i wanted to write this book, what he said is that we are moving towards a smaller military. one that will do fewer things than be able to go fewer places, which he thought was a terrible thing and he added that he didn't want to be a part of that kind of a system that is going to retrench. my feeling has always been that we need a smaller military that will do fewer things and go to fewer places. so that is the kind of book that i wanted to write. i thought that i should do it even though others have mined a lot of this. i'm sure a lot of you are familiar with the works who wrote things like the american empire and 10 years before that, john neuhaus, one of my favorite new york writers, wrote imperial america. other books have dealt with this. the background and ascends, i have spent 42 years in the government beyond the state department, defense
. >>> japanese prime minister shinzo abe and u.s. president barack obama have met for the first time. they just wrapped up a meeting in washington and touched on everything from the threat posed by north korea to a wide ranging free trade agreement. abe says he and obama agree ed concrete policies and the alliance's future direction. >> translator: i can confidently say the trust and bond in the japan/u.s. alliance are completely restored. >> obviously, japan is one of our closest allies. and the u.s./japan alliance is the central foundation for our regional security and so much of what we do in the pacific region. >> abe said he and obama agreed to take decisive action in response to north korea's missile launches and tests. abe says they'll work together on a new ruz aleutian and tougher sanctions. he also spoke about the east china sea. china and taiwan claim it. he says his administration would respond calmly to china's challenges and noted the u.s.-japan alliance acts as a stabilizing factor. both governments issued a statement on the u.s.-led negotiations for the trans pacific partnership
white president obama invades the press corps, yesterday the fearless leader took time out of the busy golf schedule to call into the radio show to talk about the looming sequester cuts and during the hard hitting interview, president obama says all republicans care about are the evil rascally rich people. and you can't make this stuff up. listen to this. >> and in speaker boehner is out there in the wall street journal and understand the impact. and i don't understand why anyone would risk this when it will impact so many people across economic lines, racial lines, party lines, i mean, it's just going to be something that hits everybody. >> well, my sense is that their basic view is that nothing is important enough to raise taxes on wealthy individuals or corporations. and they would prefer to see these kinds of cuts that could slow down our recovery over coasting tax loopholes and that's the thing that binds their party together at this point. and this is a major argument, obviously, we've been having for the last three years. >> oh, president demagogue strikes again. is
of two evils, afraid that ron was going to win, vote for obama. fred obama's going to win, so for romney. a big disconnect between those that describe themselves as libertarian and the libertarian. john: why? >> i don't know given the fact, given the fact that really it is cool to be libertarian. it is cool to be socially excepting and fiscally conservative. john: you made me laugh the other day saying it's cooler to the libertarian and republican. >> that is certainly true. john: is a cool to be a republican on campus? >> no. john: cool to be a democrat? >> no. john: i don't believe you. on campus. >> that might be a little wishful thinking. and senate -- on sure a lot of colleges think it's better to be a democrat and republican. there is a lot of understanding in the united states, first that the old rules, anti-gay rules, anti-drug rules and things are going to be washed away. and there is clearly an understanding. i think every american knows that the american welfare state is bankrupt. everybody knows the problem. they just have not yet come around to wanting to fix it. it. john: f
rove launching a new video called obama's mess. >> you're in washington and sequestration are a bad idea. are you willing to see a bunch of first responders lose their jobs. teachers laid off. senior, airport security. scrambling to find child care, and vaccinations and cancer screenings, a bad idea, a booed idea. >> the sequester was the administration's idea. >> they were president obama's idea. >> the so-called sequester was the president's idea and signed it into law. >> the white house recommended it and back in august. >> and it seems like every three months around here, there's some manufacturing crisis. >> from our new york city mayor rudy guiliani joins us, good evening, mayor. >> good evening, greta. how are you. >> i'm well. i assume this video was put out to poke a little fun at the president and bob woodward by the way, put online that the president and jack lew had it wrong that it was the president and administration's idea to come up with sequestration, what difference does it make? >> the president has created this doomsday scenario in order to, you know, frighten p
and more tests ordered. >>> number two now, the obama administration is urging the supreme court to strike down a federal law that denies benefits to married same sex couples. the defense of marriage act or doma describes marriage only between a man or woman. in a brief timed, doma treats gay and lesbian couples unequally violating the constitution. the court will hear argument next month. >>> last week, revealed a nuclear waste tank at a washington facility was leaking. now the governor says six tanks at the hanford nuclear site are leaking toxic sludge. he says there's no immediate health risk to the public but calls the leak disturbing. the facility is considered to be the nation's most contaminated nuclear site. >>> number four now. the pentagon grounded the entire fleet of f-35 fighter jets because a crack was found in the engine of one of the planes dungbillion, the f-35 program is the most expensive weapon system in military history. number five, police are on an intense manhunt foreign the occupants of a range rover involved in a las vegas shooting. shots fired from that car killed
. the sequester. president obama taking steps to break the stalemate calling house speaker john boehner and senate minority leader, mitch mcconnell. they don't have a solution to avoid it and what to do after it kicks in a week from today, but you're in the right place because former u.s. comptroller david walker does. he joins me now in a fox busine exclusive. what's the plan, sir? how do we get out of the mess? >> first, ads m, we're going over the cliff because there are not negotiations going on right now. they don't trust each other, they are not operatig in good faith, and the republicans, i believe, are willing to allow additional revenues through comprehensive tax reform in addressing so-called tax expenditures, but they are not going to do it unless it's coupled with significant reforms to medicare, medicaid, social security, and additional spending reductions. the american people want a comprehensive plan. they don't want a balanced plan. adam: does the president hear that? he said they are not looking at entitlements or going above $250,000, but moved that. will he budge on this? >> he
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